Hisham Talaat and Mohsen al-Sukkari live free today, because no one cares about seeking justice for a woman about whom many rumors were spread, after enough time has passed for people to forget all about her. So sure, allow the contractor to return to his stature, and release the murderous officer from prison..
If we overlook the insulting and provoking reactions to appointing Tawakkol Kerman an Oversight Board member, we will be stunned by the shallow arguments, especially as these reactions did not come from those who care about democracy and freedom, but from opportunists..
We can ask ourselves: Could there be a convergence between the state’s interests and the farmer’s interests in this legislation under these exceptional circumstances that we are experiencing now? Unfortunately, the answer given the current circumstances is: absolutely not.
No matter how loud the voice of hypocrisy is, it will not cover our people’s moans in their beds at night. Our country is filthy, ruled by the filthy. Our government will always remain, no matter what they do, merely a defective product of the sectarian political system in Lebanon.
When most confident speeches spewing out of politicians are often followed by tragic events, the totalitarian citizen is left feeling unsafe, insecure, and constantly in a ‘survival of the fittest’ mental state, much like a longtime victim of abuse.
I spent ten years in the “Khiam Detention Center”, the symbol of human rights violations in the twentieth century. The name of this agent, sometimes called “the Butcher of Khiam” , was all over the cells of the prison, which was controlled by the military.
It is the Corona stage of the Lebanese collapse. Corona’s service in the context of this collapse is in full swing, and in fact this epidemic has included us under other afflicted societies, after we’d been alone on a decline.